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Today's top landscape architects all in one place!
Join American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado for a special evening as we honor our 2011 Professional Design Award Winners and celebrate the holiday season. Enjoy jazz music, drinks, hors d'oeuvres and silent auction.
Four Seasons Hotel - 1111 14th Street in Denver
December 1, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.
   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
We are coming up on the January hiring bubble. Here are some things you can do now to make it more likely you'll have a chair when the music stops in February or March. By John Heckers 
The perils of specialization 
The next time I'm in Buena Vista around supper time, I can't rationalize that "Maybe I just picked the wrong dish." It was a steak restaurant with exactly two items, both bad. By David Sneed
What if they threw a recession, and nobody came?
We can't change the economy, but we can change how we react to it. Business owners are at war with the economy, and there are ways to win. Here are a few. By David Seems
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
"What a Difference a Day Makes."If the Community First Foundation wanted to license a song to help promote Colorado Gives Day, the Dinah Washington classic would be a good place to start. By Mike Cote
Deadline extended! Who’s the most powerful salesperson you know?
 ColoradoBiz is looking for top sales performers and would like your nominations.  How about someone who sells TO you or someone who sells FOR you? How about your sales colleague who always hits goal?  Give us your single choice and reasons why by Nov. 30, Our Top 25 Most Powerful Salespeople will be recognized in the January issue of ColoradoBiz.


 The Association for Corporate Growth
 ACG Denver presents a Private Equity/Intermediary Networking Event at Sports Authority Field on Dec. 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section!    
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote chats with Marla Williams of the Community First Foundation about this year's Colorado Gives Day on Dec. 6. Read more about Colorado Gives Day.
 Community Calendar
Find out more about the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce High Tea with Cathie Beck on Dec. 1. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.  
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
What every business needs to know
Editor Mike Cote talks with Dirk Anderson and Mike Weber of Coalfire Systems about why cyber-security is crucial for every company, regardless of size. 
 See more CoBiz stories on Channel 7
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz  collaborate on stories that explore how business affects your life. Find them online at     


                Deadline extended! Who’s the most powerful salesperson you know?